Mickey Mouse Disco facts for kids
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Mickey Mouse Disco is an album released by Disneyland Records in 1979. A late entry in the genre of disco, Mickey Mouse Disco included disco versions of Disney songs and Disney-fied versions of disco hits. The album was re-released on CD in 1995, and is currently available for download from iTunes. On April 13, 2019, the original LP was reissued for the annual Record Store Day.
A music video of the album was released theatrically in 1980. It was also included in episodes of various Disney cartoon compilation shows, such as Mickey's Mouse Tracks, The Ink & Paint Club and Donald's Quack Attack.
The album peaked at number 35 on Billboard's Pop Albums Chart and was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA.
Arrangement is done by Dennis Burnside (except "It's a Small World").
- "Disco Mickey Mouse" – 4:00
- "Welcome to Rio" – 3:23
- "The Greatest Band" – 4:10
- "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" – 2:13
- "Macho Duck" – 4:36
- "Mousetrap" – 2:56
- "Watch Out for Goofy!" – 3:30
- "It's a Small World" – 2:28
- "Chim Chim Cher-ee" – 2:10
- Dennis Burnside – keyboards (track 6)
- Rick Daller – trumpet (track 6)
- Don Jackson – saxophone (track 6)
- Terry Mead – trumpet (track 6)
- Rex Peer – trombone (track 6)
|Canada (Music Canada)||2× Platinum||200,000^|
|United States (RIAA)||2× Platinum||2,000,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
"Disco Mickey Mouse" has appeared on more Disney compilation albums like Hallmark Celebrates 75 Years With Mickey and Walt Disney Records Archive Collection, Vol.1
D23 celebrated the album's 40th anniversary with a roller disco party.
A sample of the discofied version of "It's a Small World" can be heard on Fatboy Slim's 1999 recording "Praise You".